Database Hang On Shutdown

From: Scott Canaan <>
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2020 13:52:18 +0000
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I have a new Oracle 19.8 install on a new Linux VM. I'm trying to create a new database, but when I do a "shutdown immediate", it just hangs.

This is what's in the alert log:

Shutting down ORACLE instance (immediate) (OS id: 14781) 2020-09-03T09:47:35.357621-04:00
Shutdown is initiated by (TNS V1-V3). 2020-09-03T09:47:37.651798-04:00
Stopping background process SMCO
Shutting down instance: further logons disabled 2020-09-03T09:47:39.346277-04:00
Stopping background process CJQ0
Stopping background process MMNL
Stopping background process MMON
Background process MMON not dead after 30 seconds Killing background process MMON
Process termination requested for pid 14765 [source = rdbms], [info = 2] [request issued by pid: 14781, uid: 35003] 2020-09-03T09:48:13.501001-04:00
License high water mark = 8
Stopping Emon pool
Stopping all emon processes
Stopping EMNC
Stopping all emon processes
Stopping background process AQPC

That's it and it just sits there. I can do a "shutdown abort" then a startup, but as soon as I try to do a "shutdown immediate" again, it does this.

What is causing it? How can I fix it?

Scott Canaan '88
Sr Database Administrator
Information & Technology Services
Finance & Administration
Rochester Institute of Technology
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